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Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals (1977)

Emanuelle e gli ultimi cannibali (original title)
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A hedonistic photojournalist and an anthropologist traverse the Amazon Jungle to unearth the origins behind a mysterious woman, reputed to have been raised by a cannibal tribe.

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Joe D'Amato (as Aristide Massaccesi)

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Joe D'Amato (story) (as Aristide Massaccesi), Romano Scandariato (script) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Laura Gemser ... Emanuelle
Gabriele Tinti ... Professor Mark Lester
Nieves Navarro ... Maggie McKenzie (as Susan Scott)
Donald O'Brien ... Donald McKenzie
Percy Hogan Percy Hogan ... Salvador
Mónica Zanchi ... Isabelle Wilkes (as Monica Zanchi)
Annamaria Clementi ... Sister Angela (as Anne Maria Clementi)
Geoffrey Copleston Geoffrey Copleston ... Wilkes
Dirce Funari Dirce Funari ... Cannibal
Pierluigi Cervetti Pierluigi Cervetti ... Doctor at Mental Institution (as Pierluigi Cervetti Valle)
Bona Bono Bona Bono
Maria Gabriella Mezzett Maria Gabriella Mezzett ... (as Maria Gabriella Mezzetti)
Massimo Ciprari Massimo Ciprari ... Psychiatrist at Mental Hospital
Giuseppe Auci Giuseppe Auci
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Storyline

While doing undercover work in a mental hospital, Emanuelle discovers a girl who seems to have been raised by a tribe of amazonian cannibals. Intrigued, Emanuelle and friends travel deep into the Amazon jungle, where they find that the supposedly extinct tribe of cannibals is still very much alive, and Emanuelle and her party are not welcome visitors. Written by Jonathan Ruskin <JonRuskin@aol.com>

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Adventure | Horror

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Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

June 1984 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Emanuelle and the Last Cannibals See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (heavily cut) | (uncut) (1980)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Telecolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

As Emanuelle and a companion drive through Times Square, movie theater marquees boast titles such as The Kentucky Fried Movie (1977) and "John Holmes in Young and Wet" (Virgins in Heat (1976)). See more »

Goofs

The "monkey" smoking as it watches the two women bathe near a waterfall is not a monkey. It's a chimpanzee - and chimpanzees are African animals, not to be found in South America. Besides, how would a wild chimp/monkey know how to smoke? See more »

Crazy Credits

The production thanks the authorities of Tapurucuara [Amazonas, Brazil] for their kind collaboration. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Transgressions of Tina (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

Make Love on the Wing
Composed by Nico Fidenco
Sung by Ulla Linder
Recorded on Duse BTF 104
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Just what I needed
27 April 2003 | by horrorbargainbinSee all my reviews

The sex in this one is really hot. In fact it's got the best female masturbation moment that I've ever seen. It's the extreme violence paired with the over the top soundtrack music that really blew me away. Also the cannibals going wild. I showed some friends and they had never watched anything like it. If only "House of 1000 Corpses" could be so crazy. We live in sensitive times and in a tame country. Thank goodness for the classic Italian cannibal movies.


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